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Laurel

November 21, 2013

Laurel approves support personnel contract

NEW CASTLE — The Laurel School Board has approved a five-year contract with support personnel.

All nine members voted in favor of the pact that covers approximately 35 custodians, secretaries and cafeteria workers.

Custodians and secretaries will receive an increase of 55 cents per hour in each year of the contract. Cafeteria workers will receive an increase of 30 cents per hour in each year.

The contract, approved on Monday, will take effect July 1.

The employees are represented by the Laurel Association of School Services Personnel — PSEA.

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